Lyrical patterns and lively colours inspire her spring floral still life series. Painting has always been her passion. She has shared her insights and inspiration by teaching children how to engage in the creative process through visual art for more than 30 years. She began her teaching career in the Maritimes. Then in southern Ontario before now teaching in Ottawa. She creates whimsical and joyful compositions that reflect the elegance of simple day-to-day experiences at home.